The Wilma Theater produced the U.S. premiere of Tadeusz Słobodzianek’a play, which, beginning in a Polish primary-school classroom in 1925, follows 10 students—five Catholics and five Jews—over 80 years.
Natasha Bakht is an Indian contemporary dancer and choreographer. In 2015, she was a panelist in Performance.
The Wilma Theater presented the first production of Shakespeare in the theater’s 37-year history.
The Wilma Theater’s production of Our Class, a controversial and emotionally charged play by Polish writer Tadeusz Slobodzianek, had its U.S. premiere in the fall of 2011 with support from the Center.
In this month’s Pew Fellows news, President Obama nominates Pepón Osorio to the National Council on the Arts, Columbus State University announces plans to open the Bo Bartlett Center, and Jenny Sabin creates an installation for the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.
Poet and Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher on creating “poetics of use,” the inspiration she draws from her ancestry, and more.
FringeArts presents, develops, and commissions a range of high-quality contemporary performing and visual arts in Philadelphia.
Jan Howard was appointed curator of prints, drawings, and photographs at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2000.
InterAct Theatre Company produced a play in which the symbolism of the “sports entertainment” industry isused to explore Americans’ fears of terrorism, extremism, and globalization.
Founded in 2008, Tiny Dynamite presents theater works by contemporary British and Philadelphia playwrights in both traditional and unconventional settings.
FringeArts presents South African theater artist Brett Bailey’s adaptation of Verdi’s opera Macbeth, performed by the performance group Third World Bunfight.
Independent theater artists Mary Tuomanen and Aaron Cromie collaborate on their first full-length theatrical work, The Body Lautrec, to explore the life of French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.